Swimming

Canadian swimming team announced for Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games

By Liam Morgan

The Canadian swimming team for the Parapan American Games in Toronto has been announced ©Canadian Paralympic CommitteeCanada's Chef de Mission for the Parapan American Games Elisabeth Walker-Young has announced the first 40 swimmers who have been selected for the national team for the event this summer.

Veteran Purdy rolls back time with victory on final day of Can Am Para-Swimming Championships

By Liam Morgan

Double Paralympic champion Adam Purdy ended the Can Am Para-swimming Championships by taking gold in the 100m S6 backstroke ©Swimming CanadaCanada's double Paralympic gold medallist Adam Purdy celebrated the end of the Can Am Para-swimming Championships by claiming gold in front of his home crowd at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.

Huot delights home crowd with victory at Can Am Para-swimming Championships

By Liam Morgan

Multiple Paralympic and defending champion Benoit Huot was in dominant form once again as he won the S10 200m individual medley in Toronto ©Getty ImagesCanada's multiple Paralympic champion Benoit Huot delighted the home crowd as he took gold in the men's S10 200 metres individual medley at the Can Am Para-swimming Championships at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.

Long sets world record on opening day of Can Am Para-swimming Championships

By Liam Morgan

Multiple Paralympic champion Jessica Long broke her own world record in the the 400 metres freestyle S8 event at the Can Am Para-swimming Championships ©Getty ImagesAmerica's multiple Paralympic champion Jessica Long continued her dominance of the sport as she broke her own world record in the 400 metres freestyle S8 race on the opening day of the Can Am Para-swimming Championships at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.

Para-swimming champion awarded replacement medals after originals stolen

By Nick Butler

Benoit Huot has now been awarded replacement medals to compensate for the ones stolen from him ©Getty ImagesCanadian swimmer Benoît Huot has been awarded five replacement Paralympic and Commonwealth Games medals after the originals were stolen from his home last year.

Serbian National Paralympic Committee set-up new swimming organisation with help of Agitos Foundation

By Michael Pavitt

The Serbian National Paralympic Committee set up the national organisation after holding training ©Serbian National Paralympic CommitteeSerbia have set up a new Para-Swimming Association as a consequence of training and support by from the Agitos Foundation.

Payne and Quin rally support with 150 days to go to Glasgow 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships

By Emily Goddard

Keri-Anne Payne and Scott Quin have been drumming support for this year's International Paralympic Committee Swimming World Championships in Glasgow ©Jeff HolmesAquatics stars Keri-Anne Payne and Scott Quin have been drumming up Scottish support for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships in Glasgow with just over 150 days to go.

Australian Paralympic swimming legend Cowdrey announces retirement

By Daniel Etchells

Matthew Cowdrey won five gold medals at London 2012 making him Australia's greatest-ever Paralympian ©Getty ImagesAustralia's 13-time Paralympic gold medallist Matt Cowdrey has announced his retirement from swimming with immediate effect.

Six world champions named among US national Para-swimming teams for 2015

By Paul Osborne

14 swimmers have been named to the 2015 US Paralympics Swimming National A Team ©Getty ImagesUS Paralympics has announced the 14 athletes, including six reigning world champions, that have been named to the 2015 US Paralympics Swimming National A Team.
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